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Harlingen

Harlingen is a city about 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico and a principal city in the Cameron County metropolitan area. It was built on the intersection of Route 77 and Route 83 as a distribution, shipping, and industrial center. It is also considered the most "economical" place in the U.S. to live because it has the lowest cost of living of anywhere in the country. 

Weslaco

Weslaco is a city in Hidalgo CountyTexas. The population was 35,670 at the 2010 United States Census. Weslaco derives its name from the W.EStewart Land Company.

Brownsville

Brownsville is the sixteenth most populous city in Texas with a population of 181,860. It is located on the southernmost tip of the state on the northern bank of the Rio Grande, directly north and across the border from Matamoros, TamaulipasMexico. The 2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimate places the Brownsville-Harlingen metropolitan area population at 417,276.

McAllen

McAllen is the largest city in Hidalgo County, Texas. It is located at the southern tip of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley. It is on the Rio Grande, and is about 70 miles west of the Gulf of Mexico. In 2012 the city's population was 140,717.

Major Roadways

U.S. Route 77 is a major north-south highway that suns from Sioux City, Iowa to the Mexican border and connects Harligen to Corpus Christi and other northern cities. U.S. Route 83 is a 1,885 mile road that stretches from the Canadian border to the Mexican border. It's southernmost point is in Brownsville.

Go here to learn more about recent accidents in the region, including:

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen car accidents;

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen pedestrian accidents;

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen motorcycle accidents;

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen commercial truck accidents;

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen boating accidents;

Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen drunk driving accidents.

When someone is injured in an accident in Harlingen, Weslaco, Brownsville, or McAllen, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Harlingen, Weslaco, Brownsville, or McAllen, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members begin to recover from their losses. Learn more about how a Harlingen, Weslaco, Brownsville, and McAllen personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.
 
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Texas Tornado: Infant, toddler rescued from submerged truck (VIDEO)

This is really hard to watch.

First things first: apparently everyone survived, and the baby and toddler are currently stabilized and recovering in the hospital, but that will not be super helpful to your stress level while/immediately after viewing. If you are currently the mother of young children, have a drink ready or your chosen method of self-care for when the video is done, because you will need it.  

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What Contributes to Texas Crashes?

As is true with all states, Texas roadways can be very dangerous places. According to a May 2014report from the Texas Department of Transportation[1], statewide crashes in 2013 totaled more than 115,000 just from those drivers who were did not control the speed of their vehicles. Learn more here about common factors in Texas car crashes...

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Prepare Your Teen for the Road

If you’re nervous about your teen driving, you aren’t alone. The CDC reports that car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. So what can you do to help your teen stay safe? Check out these tips to help keep your child safe when you’re preparing to hand over your keys.

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My Neck, My Back: Epidural Steroid Injections

The violence of any motor vehicle collision can often cause serious neck and back injuries such as protrusions or herniations. When this occurs, injured parties will often visit an orthopedist or pain management doctor who will recommend a series of ESI’s which will provide pain relief and reduce swelling in and around the damaged discs and corresponding nerve roots. 

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Rural Roads Twice as Dangerous

According to data collected from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, twice as many highway deaths occur in rural areas making them twice as dangerous as their urban counterparts. There is a false sense of security when driving on rural roads because of the lack of traffic and distractions common to city areas leading to higher speeds and lack of vehicle control.

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How Does a Minor’s Case Get Settled?

Because the minor lacks the capacity to enter into a legal contract, how can a minor accept a settlement offer? Can the parents accept the settlement on behalf of the child? Does the money simply then go to the parent? Go here to get answers to these important questions about Texas car accidents and minor settlements.

Most recent accident reports

Date: 
Monday, November 4, 2019
Roadway: 
Interstate 2
City: 
Alamo, TX
Type: Car Accident
Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Roadway: 
Expressway 83
City: 
Alamo, TX
Type: Car Accident